The WordPress Myth (When WordPress Isn’t Worth It)


This week I want to talk about something that challenges one of the assumptions that I see people making every single day. This is breaking a viewpoint even I haven’t questioned in the past. Allow me to explain. The WordPress Myth With the notable exception of Seth Godin’s blog, I don’t know of any other “a-list” bloggers using anything other than WordPress to build their websites. So naturally the growing stars, wannabes and total beginners […]

Hold Yourself Accountable by Creating Real Human Connection Online


As we shift into a digital world where we use the internet as our main channel of communication, it’s easy to slip into what I call the “lone blogger” persona. This mysterious personality who sits in random coffee shops sipping an espresso drink and working on their next blog post. Running a website or blog can really isolate you from other people. It’s one of the big differences between working online and working in an […]

How to Find Anything on Any Website (Even if There’s No Search Box)


  I’ve gotten a lot of questions from readers about why doesn’t have a prominent search box (and yes, there’s a strategic reason why). In This Week’s Video… I’ll tell you why I chose to move the search box down to the bottom of my sidebar (I even considered deleting it completely). I’ll also show you a great Google trick on how to search someone’s blog or web page regardless of whether or not […]

How to Get The Most from a Coaching Session (Using the Re-Write Method)


I am a huge proponent of coaching. (I have my coach to thank for much of my action and success.) Whether you’re paying for coaching, you have a mentor, a close friend, or all of the above, it’s crucial to take each conversation and capture all of the useful advice and action items. One of the hardest parts of being in a coaching situation is capturing and taking action on all of the great pieces […]

24 Hour Birthday Sale: Pay What You Want!


To celebrate my birthday (today), I’m allowing you to pay whatever you want for the Inbox Zero Training Program. This offer expires at 12:01 AM Eastern on March 29th. On March 28th, 2012, I turn 27 years old. I know it may not sound like much, but I’ve already spent enough years in a 9-5 job to know: it isn’t for me. And so, I decided to launch a business around my passion: helping people handle […]

How to Complete Your Online Ecosystem


If you’re a business owner with an online presence, you may be so overwhelmed with one platform that you’re online presence is incomplete.

In this video, I’ll share the 3 mainstays of your online ecosystem and explain how they all feed into each other. If you’re missing one of the three pillars, the cycle is broken.

What’s Mundane to You is Magical to Others


I just got the chance to show someone Facetime for the first time. Not just anybody, but my 88 year old grandfather. He had never seen an iPhone before. The capability to place a video call from the palm of my hand to someone 2,000 miles away was magical to him. Here I am, someone who loves to share new technology with other getting to share something truly amazing with my grandfather. Great for me, […]

How to Speed Up Your WordPress Website without Nerding Out


WordPress can be really scary. You never know when that next plugin or update is going to crash your site. The user interface is really user friendly, but a couple of wrong clicks and you can find yourself staring at a page of code. That’s why when I set out to speed up my WordPress Website, I was wary. The best way to speed up your WordPress site is by using a Caching program. In […]